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The Value of Art

Posted on Jan 30, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay on the value of art.

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art value, hitoric arts values, cave paintings, greek, roman, medieval

Voting with the ego.

Posted on Oct 13, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

Egoism may not be popular, but it's what's getting my vote.

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Voting, Egoism, Kerry, Bush

Preparing Corel PHOTO-PAINT for your projects

Posted on Nov 12, 2003 | Last Updated Nov 2, 2011

Setting up Corel PHOTO-PAINT to prepare for serious graphic projects.

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corel photo-paint toolbars, dockers, workspace

Reviewing the Slate

Posted on Feb 26, 2004 | Last Updated Nov 5, 2011

Review of Steven Pinker's book The Blank Slate and the common notion that we are all born without predispositions.

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blank slate, human nature, steven pinker, cultural relativism, feminism, brain, psychology

Who is she

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 30, 2011

A poem about a father who abandoned his daughter almost 30 years ago.

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poem, poetry, absentee parent, absentee father, deadbeat father

A Yahoo Speaks Out

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

An unpublished editorial where Shawn Olson responds to a crankpot reader.

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yahooism, censorship, prudish critics

April 14, 2005 Newsletter

Posted on Apr 13, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

April 14, 2005 Newsletter. Global Artistic Network Launches.

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April 14, 2005 Newsletter, artistic network

Renaissance Man

Posted on Mar 17, 2005 | Last Updated Nov 8, 2011

An essay on the extinction of the Renaissance Man or polymath in human history.

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renaissance man, polymath, society, knowledge

Tweeners

Posted on Oct 19, 2002 | Last Updated Oct 26, 2011

A story of a school's persecution of students.

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tweeners, the out crowd in school
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